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Contact Lenses Willmar MN

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Katherine Shin
(320) 231-5000
101 Willmar Ave Sw
Willmar, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Timothy R Pieh
(320) 231-5000
101 Willmar Ave Sw
Willmar, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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KathyG. Mulier,O.D.
Fairview Andover Clinc,14736 Jay St NW
Andover, MN
 
Backhaus Eye Services Inc
(320) 235-1235
2404 1st St S
Willmar, MN
Services
Optometrist

Mann Enterprises Of St Cloud Inc
(701) 852-6836
2400 10th St Sw
Willmar, MN
Services
Optometrist

Gregory G Nelson
(320) 231-5079
101 Willmar Ave Sw
Willmar, MN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Jeffrey Fischer
(320) 235-2020
1801 County Road 15 Southwest
Willmar, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Family Eye Ctr
(320) 235-2020
812 1st St S
Willmar, MN
 
CarolA. Main,O.D.
Family Eye Center,1801 19th Ave SW
Willmar, MN
 
DwaneR. Gustafson,O.D.
(320) 235-2020
Family Eye Center,1801 19th ave SW
Willmar, MN
 
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Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips

Many are surprised to learn that contact lenses have been around since the late 1920's. However they were made entirely of glass, and covered the entire eye, not just the cornea as they do today. This was uncomfortable to say the least! Even by the 1970's, contact lenses were made of a hard plastic that made it impossible for a patient's eye to receive oxygen to "breathe". The cornea needs to take in oxygen, expel carbon dioxide, and remain wet to function comfortably and properly.

During the 1970's though, new materials were developed for contacts that allowed them to breathe (gas permeable), and function well in a wet environment (hydrophilic). Contact lenses are now quite popular, worn by approximately 30 million people in the USA alone ...

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